Construction and Operation of Ventilated Hood-Type Respiration Calorimeters for In Vivo Measurement of Methane Production and Energy Partition in Ruminants

  • T. Suzuki
  • G.J. McCrabb
  • T. Nishida
  • S. Indramanee
  • M. Kurihara


Methane Production Energy Partition Calorimeter System Male Cattle Chewing Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Suzuki
    • 1
  • G.J. McCrabb
    • 2
  • T. Nishida
    • 3
  • S. Indramanee
    • 4
  • M. Kurihara
    • 5
  1. 1.National Agricultural Research Centre for KyushuOkinawa Region 2421 SuyaJapan
  2. 2.NAPA House18-20 Wong Wain YaiThailand
  3. 3.Japan International Research Centre for Agricultural Science1-1 Ohwashi TsukubaJapan
  4. 4.Khon Kaen Animal Nutrition Research and Development Centre40260 Khon KaenThailand
  5. 5.Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council1-2-1 Kasumigaseki ChiyodakuJapan

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